St Matthew's Parish Church, Croydon

Park Hill is a popular location for young professionals, families and older citizens alike.

We at St Matthew’s are an inclusive people embracing the joys and challenges of being human with all our differences of race, gender, sexuality and social background. We are a part of Inclusive Church and fully support the IC Statement.

Our mission is to reach out and share God’s unconditional love for the world with all people of our parish and with the wider community.

As Desmond Tutu once said: “Christ, when he was lifted up did not say ‘I draw some people to myself’. He said ‘I draw all, All, ALL’.

Come just as you are.

Every Sunday at 8.30am we have a said service of Holy Communion.

Every Sunday at 10.00am we have a sung service of Holy Communion.

Our 10am Sunday services (and other occasional events as advertised) are live streamed and can be viewed below or on our YouTube channel.

On Wednesdays at 10.00am there will be a service of Holy Communion in church.

St Matthew’s offers Prayers of Love and Faith ( for same sex couples. At present these will take place within regular services. For further information please do get in touch with our vicar Rev Ruth [email protected]

The birth of a child can be celebrated with a Service of Thanksgiving or Baptism (Christening).

Anyone who lives in the parish can be married at St Matthew’s, or can have a civil marriage blessed. At the moment we are unable to offer services of blessing for same-sex marriages, but we hope to be able to do so in the future.

Funerals or Memorial services can help us cope with loss and grief.

For further information, please contact our Parish Administrator, Penny Goswell, on 020 8681 3147 during office hours, Monday to Friday 9.00am to 12noon who will put you in contact with the relevant member of our team.

Get in touch

Rev Ruth Chapman

St Matthew's Vicarage, 7 Brownlow Road, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 5JT

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St Matthew Coffee Morning

Monthly. Every Second, Fourth Saturday at for 1 hour, 30 mins
St Matthew's Parish Church, Croydon
Chichester Road Croydon, CR0 5NQ, United Kingdom

Please join us for a cup of coffee and a chat.
2nd & 4th Saturday of the month

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